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Chief's Message

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Colorado River Fire Rescue (CRFR) proudly provides structural and wildland fire protection, rescue, emergency medical services, hazardous material response, prevention, public education, and mitigation services to the communities of Rifle, Silt, New Castle, and surrounding areas.  

CRFR is devoted to fulfilling our Mission Statement: CRFR is dedicated to protecting life, home, and property; through leadership, education, and partnerships.  CRFR is honored to serve with Dignity, Honesty, Integrity, and Pride.  Our Mission Statement and Values are our guiding principles to providing the highest level of service possible.  

The men and women of CRFR are faithfully committed to pursuing excellence, being motivated, highly trained, well educated, mission focused, and values centric to all the citizens we serve.  As firefighters, paramedics, and emergency medical technicians, the services we provide are so much more than a job…. It is a calling and we are grateful to serve you in everything we do, each and every day.  

Leif Sackett
Fire Chief
Colorado River Fire Rescue